The Viking Age

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The age of town and empire

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Per Grau Møller
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Per Grau Møller

The plots surrounding Ravning

The farmers of Ravning were also given land to the north and the south of the village. The land…

Erland Porsmose
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Erland Porsmose

Charmed by Nordby

Author Achton Friis and painter Johannes Larsen published their three-volume work The Islands of…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

A black wall of water

A wall of water bearing down. Cows, hares, mice all fighting for their lives. People clinging to…

Ea Stevns Matzon
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Ea Stevns Matzon

Merchants' road across Zealand

Sasser Bridge, which crosses the river of Tuel, is one of Denmark's oldest bridges. Near…

Peter Pentz
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Peter Pentz

Bluetooth's wife erects a runic stone

Until the 1830s, two runic stones stood by the entrance to the churchyard in Sønder Vissing. One…

Peter Pentz
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Peter Pentz

Second-rate Queen

King Frederik IV met Anne Sophie Reventlow at a masquerade ball. He was so smitten that he later…

Peter Pentz
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Peter Pentz

Building bridges to heaven

Why was the bridge built? The date of the bridge coincides with the age of four Viking ring…

John V. Jensen
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John V. Jensen

Challenging conservative holidaymakers

Poul Henningsen is inextricably linked with city life and is famous for his liberalism, his ballads…

Maria Panum Baastrup
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Maria Panum Baastrup

What are menhirs, and what were they used for?

Menhirs are rectangular stones that are erected upright, buried for stability. They date back to the…

Maria Panum Baastrup
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Maria Panum Baastrup

Which way do you read the writing and what does it say?

Svenger had this stone erected for his father Toste and for his brother Alvlak and for his mother…

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